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Reuben Joy

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Province of Massachusetts
Death: Died in Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of David Joy and Sarah Joy
Husband of Anna Joy
Father of Peter Joy; Mary Folger; Anna Peacock; Merib Joy; Capt. Levi Joy and 4 others
Brother of Francis Joy; David Joy, Jr.; Ann Folger; Sarah Barnard and Peter Joy
Half brother of Mary Coffin

Managed by: Richard Reese Buehler
Last Updated:
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Immediate Family

About Reuben Joy

Ruben had 5 children

He also was a ships carpenter and served with the John Paul Jones. His name appears on Rolls of Honor.

He resided at Nantucket, Mass and came to N. Carolina about 1782

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From Thomas Joy and his descendants lists 7 children for Reuben:

https://archive.org/stream/thomasjoyandhis00unkngoog#page/n247/mode/1up

Reuben [4] (David [3], Samuel [2], Peter [1]),

  • b. Nantucket, Oct. 23, 1786
  • d. Dec. 31, 1782
  • Married Anna, dau. John and Mary (Long) Way (b. Oct. 1737, d. May 2, 1812)

Children

  • 1. Peter, b. 1757; m. Phoebe Coleman; d. 1824
  • 2. Mary, b. 1760, m. Tristram Folger; d. 1844
  • 3. Anna, b. 1762, m. Abraham Peacock, of New York; d. 1818
  • 4. Merib, b. 1764, unmarried, died 1815.
  • 5. Levi, b. 1766; m. Margaret Pinkham; d. Hudson, New York, 1850
  • 6. Reuben, b. 1769; m. Mary Swain; d. 1854
  • 7. Sarah, b. 1713; m. William Barney, d. 1847

-------------------- A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of Seaman. DAR Ancestor # A063217

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Reuben Joy's Timeline

1736
October 22, 1736
Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Province of Massachusetts
1757
February 10, 1757
Age 20
Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Province of Massachusetts
October 19, 1757
Age 20
Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Province of Massachusetts
1760
April 11, 1760
Age 23
Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Province of Massachusetts
1762
June 10, 1762
Age 25
Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Province of Massachusetts
1764
June 11, 1764
Age 27
Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Province of Massachusetts
1766
August 26, 1766
Age 29
Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Province of Massachusetts
1769
January 4, 1769
Age 32
Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Province of Massachusetts
1773
April 10, 1773
Age 36
Nantucket Island, Nantucket County, Province of Massachusetts
April 10, 1773
Age 36
Nantucket, Nantucket, MA, USA